Effect of Static Magnetic Flux Density on the Elemental Concentration of Spinach
Spinach plants were exposed to magnetic field from germination up to maturation, a period of 60 days. The levels of magnetic flux density were 0.5, 1.0, 1.5 and 2.0 mT while exposure time was 10 minutes, 30 minutes and 60 minutes. After 60 days the concentration of iron, calcium, potassium, sodium, magnesium and calcium was analyzed using Atomic Absorbance spectrophotometry. The data was analyzed using excel. Magnetic flux density from (0.5-2) mT and exposure time of (10-60) minutes has a significant effect on elemental composition elements in the leaves of spinach.
Samuel Biketi*, MSK Kirui, Samuel Mwonga, Richard Ngumbu and Jackson Rono